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15 December 2015
Waikaremoana Holiday Park has been upgraded, row boats can once again be hired at Lake Waikareiti, and trampers will be able to use the Hopuruahine Bridge when it reopens before Christmas.
24 September 2015
Initial engineering reports indicate there was a manufacturing defect in a link of heavy duty chain which failed suddenly on the Hopuruahine Bridge in Te Urewera earlier this month.
04 September 2015
DOC is working with Tuhoe to investigate a cable failure on the Hopuruahine Suspension Bridge yesterday.
31 August 2015
DOC is reminding owners to control their dogs after the death of a NZ fur seal on a Gisborne beach.
12 August 2015
Following a recent prosecution in the Wairoa District Court, DOC is warning the public not to remove trees on public conservation land.
28 July 2015
Following phone calls from the public concerned about the welfare of New Zealand fur seals in Wairoa, DOC is reminding the public to leave seals alone to rest.
27 July 2015
DOC and Tūhoe take a giant step forward in both relationship and on the ground operations, signing a series of staff secondments to Tūhoe-Te Uru Taumatua.
24 July 2015
DOC is pleased with the recent prosecution of four whitebaiters in the Wairoa District Court for breaches of the whitebait regulations during the 2014 season.
27 May 2015
Following phone calls from the public concerned about the welfare of New Zealand fur seals in Gisborne, DOC is reminding the public to leave seals alone to rest.
13 April 2015
The East Coast/Hawke's Bay Conservation Board welcomes the current review of the East Coast/Hawke's Bay Conservation Management Strategy.
10 March 2015
The Minister of Conservation, Hon Maggie Barry, has announced that the second round of the Community Conservation Partnerships Fund is now open.
20 January 2015
The Department of Conservation (DOC) is pleased with the prosecution of two whitebaiters in the Wairoa District Court on January 12 2015 for breaches of the Whitebait Fishing Regulations.
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